Executive Board

The Executive Board assists in advancing the FSU Real Estate Program's visibility and national standing; serves in an advisory capacity to the program's faculty; assists in developing strategies to enhance the program's resources; and assists with regard to career counseling, mentoring and placement of the program's students.

Directors

George Aase, Owner
GEA CAPITAL ADVISORS, Feusisberg, Switzerland

Paul Aase, President
ACTIVE SENIOR CONCEPTS, Johns Creek, Ga.

Donna Abood, Principal, Managing Director - Miami
AVISON YOUNG, Coral Gables, Fla.

James Agner, Senior Managing Director - Florida/Caribbean, Valuation & Advisory Services
CBRE, Miami, Fla.

James Alderman, EVP & Chief Development Officer
EXTENDED STAY AMERICA, Charlotte, N.C.

Tom Bartelmo, President and CEO
THE KISLAK ORGANIZATION, Miami Lakes, Fla.

Daniel Bass, CFO
FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC, New York, N.Y.

David Beshears, Managing Director
BESHEARS & ASSOCIATES, Tampa, Fla.

Reggie Bouthillier, Shareholder
STEARNS WEAVER MILLER, Tallahassee, Fla.

Edward Burr, President and CEO
GREENPOINTE HOLDINGS, LLC, Jacksonville, Fla.

Will Butler, President
REI - REAL ESTATE INSYNC, Tallahassee, Fla.

Jay Caplin, Managing Principal
STEELBRIDGE CAPITAL, LLC, Miami, Fla.

Michael Cheezem, CEO
JMC COMMUNITIES, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Kevin Collins, President
INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL INC., Atlanta, Ga.

John Crossman, Owner
CROSSMAN CAREER BUILDERS, Orlando, Fla.

Scott Darling, President
AMERICAN REALTY ADVISORS, Los Angeles, Calif.

Manuel de Zárraga, Executive Managing Director
JLL, Miami, FL

Michael Dreilinger, Principal
ARES MANAGEMENT LLC, Atlanta, Ga.

Martin Engelmann, President
TROPICAL VALUATION ADVISORY, Tampa, Fla.

Rocco Ferrera, CIO
STILES, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

David Gabbai, Managing Director, Retail
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL - CENTRAL FLORIDA, Orlando, Fla.

Ivy Greaner, Chief Operating Officer
INVENTRUST PROPERTIES CORP., Downers Grove, Ill.

Michael Harrell, President/CEO
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA OIL CO., INC., Bainbridge, Ga.

Lawrence (Chip) Hartung, President
COLDWELL BANKER HARTUNG AND NOBLIN, INC., Tallahassee, Fla.

Robert Hernandez, Managing Director
NORTHMARQ, Tampa, Fla.

Mark Hillis, (Retired)
SUNTRUST BANK ATLANTA, Tallahassee, Fla.

Gregg Ickes, President, Real Estate Services
FOUNDRY COMMERCIAL, Orlando, Fla.

Charles Johnson, President
JOHNSON CONSULTING, Chicago, Ill.

Patrick Kelly, Regional Managing Partner
FRANKLIN STREET, Tampa, Fla.

Alan Kleber, Managing Director
JLL, Miami, Fla.

Steven Leoni, Chairman
STUDENT HOUSING SOLUTIONS, LLC, Tallahassee, Fla.

Todd Liker, Managing Director & Co-Portfolio Manager
OAKTREE CAPITAL MARKETING, L.P., New York, N.Y.

Brett Lindquist, Co-Founder and CEO
THE MORTGAGE FIRM, INC., Altamonte Springs, Fla.

William Lloyd, President
R.K.M. DEVELOPMENT CORP., St. Petersburg, Fla.

Christopher Marino, Portfolio Manager - Real Estate Acquisitions Management
STATE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF FLORIDA, Tallahassee, Fla.

Shawn McIntyre, Partner
NORTH AMERICAN PROPERTIES, Ft. Myers, Fla.

Mark Metheny, Division President, Central Florida
LENNAR, Tampa, Fla.

Gregory Michaud, Managing Director - Head of Real Estate Finance
VOYA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, Atlanta, Ga.

Greg Morrison, Principal, Managing Director - Orlando
AVISON YOUNG, Orlando, Fla.

E. Edward Murray, Jr., President/Broker
NAI TALCOR, Tallahassee, Fla.

Frank Nardozza, Chairman and CEO 
(Board Chair)

REH CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Lee Nelson, Partner
SHUTTS & BOWEN LLP, Tampa, Fla.

Bridgid O’Connor, Director of Real Estate Strategy
(Conference Committee Chair)
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, Fla.

Michael Pou, President 
HABERSHAM CAPITAL ADVISORS, INC., Atlanta, Ga.

John Mark Ramsey, CEO & Founder
SENTIO, Orlando, Fla.

Larry Richey, Managing Principal
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD, Tampa, Fla.

Carl Rieger, Jr., Principal
RYDAL ASSOCIATES, San Clemente, Calif.

Douglas Rillstone, Partner
NELSON MULLINS BROAD AND CASSEL LLP, Tallahassee, Fla.

Kyle D. Riva, CEO and President
ALEXANDER INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL, INC., Winter Park, Fla.

James Rudnick, Owner
RUDNICK DEVELOPMENT, Tallahassee, Fla.

Thekla Blaser Salzman, Principal
SALZMAN REAL ESTATE ADVISORS, Dania Beach, Fla.

Cyrus Sharp, President
C. H. SHARP ENTERPRISES, LLC, Atlanta, Ga.

James Shindell, Partner
BILZIN SUMBERG, Miami, Fla.

David Singer, CEO and CFO
BERKOWITZ DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC., Coconut Grove, Fla.

Randell Smith
Nashville, TN

Greg Spencer, CEO
TIMBERS RESORTS, Carbondale, Colo.

Lewis Swezy, President and CEO
CENTENNIAL MANAGEMENT CORP., Miami Lakes, Fla.

Heather Turner, CEO & Co-Founder
TAMARACK CAPITAL PARTNERS, Los Angeles, Calif.

 


FSU TRENDS Conference Committee

Natalie Battisti, Senior Director
BROOKFIELD PROPERTIES, Atlanta, Ga.

Autumn Calder, Blueprint Director
BLUEPRINT INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGENCY, Tallahassee, Fla.

Danielle DeVito-Hurley, Shareholder
GUNSTER LAW FIRM, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Micheal DiBlasi, Managing Director
CBRE, Tampa, Fla.

Brian Gaswirth, Director
JLL, Tampa, Fla.

John Harmon, Real Estate Manager
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, Fla.

Ryan Karlin, President
STILES, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

John Mogg, Senior Portfolio Manager Investments
FLORIDA STATE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION, Tallahassee, Fla.

Bridgid O’Connor, Director of Real Estate Strategy
(Conference Committee Chair)
PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC., Lakeland, Fla.

Nichole Popovics, Vice President of Leasing
THE SEMBLER COMPANY, St. Petersburg, Fla.

David Rendina, Executive VP
RENDINA REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT, Jupiter, Fla.

Ryan Sampson, CEO
ESHENBAUGH LAND COMPANY, Tampa, Fla.

Carrie Smith, Managing Director
FRANKLIN STREET, Jacksonville, Fla.

Zachary SpiegelDirector
NORTH AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT GROUP, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Jason Stanton, Managing Director
BERKADIA, Clearwater, Fla.

Jesse Stein, HEAD OF GLOBAL REAL ESTATE
AIRBNB

Chris Stewart, Senior Vice President of Leasing
PEBB ENTERPRISES, Boca Raton, Fla.

James Ullrich, Director
STAN JOHNSON COMPANY, New York, N.Y.

Eric Williams, Director
JLL, Miami, Fla.

Mark Zebouni, Vice President
EASTDILL SECURED, Atlanta, Ga.

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